Ever had trouble figuring out the sponsored post rates for your blog? Sarah from NDC Consulting has some pointers to help you figure out what to charge for sponsored posts. How to Calculate Sponsored Post Rates When considering how to calculate sponsored post rates, certain major elements should be evaluated. You set your worth as a business owner – be sure you’re not underselling yourself so you can earn the most blog income. Why Should I … [Read more...]
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CoSchedule offers many features to help bloggers succeed, but my personal favorite is it's ReQueue Groups feature. CoSchedule's ReQueue makes sure my social media calendar is always filled with perfectly timed posts to increase visibility and interaction and ultimately drive traffic to my blog and increase my income. Have you ever downloaded a productivity tool and been so excited about it for the first few weeks and then slowly forgotten you … [Read more...]
Pinterest is a powerful search engine that, when used correctly, can drive significant traffic to your website. However, so often bloggers lose out on valuable search optimization opportunities because they’re making these common mistakes. Learn how you can avoid these common pitfalls by learning these Pinterest best practice tips. Fix these 5 things on Pinterest for Better Traffic Now Are you making these common mistakes on Pinterest? … [Read more...]
Have you ever thought about the difference between a mediocre movie - and one that pulls you into the story? There’s a lot of elements in a movie - which means there’s an awful lot that could go wrong. That’s why proven, reliable directors, actors, and writers are in demand. And wouldn’t you know? It’s the same thing with your landing page - so now let’s take what you’ve got and strengthen your landing page. Don’t have your landing page … [Read more...]
Is your bounce rate high and your session duration low? I am going to tell you a little secret that may be hard to for you to hear. It's you. Well, maybe not you. But, your blog could be too painful to navigate that people simply aren't staying on your blog. Look at your blog from a reader's perspective: Can I find what I am looking for? Is there too much clutter in the sidebars? Am I bombarded with ads and opt-ins the second I hit … [Read more...]
As we keep up with the trends in content marketing and SEO, we know that those longer blog posts (full of information) are great for our page rank and for Google's SEO algorithms. But we also know that we can't be writing those essays every day (or even every week)! That is why microblogging, or micro-content, needs to be our best friend. Because when we're trying to get our content regularly seen, writing new blog posts all the time isn't really … [Read more...]
How do you view your blogging mistakes? Are they a simple excuse to give up? Or your best learning tool? Learn from today's IBA blogger how a change of perspective gave her the courage not to give up, but instead to use her lack of experience as a way to become a better blogger. My blogging career ensued out of the blue, literally out of nowhere. I didn’t know the first thing about blogging or even what a hashtag was! But nevertheless, … [Read more...]
Okay, so let’s just get this out in the air before we start: we aren’t going to be able to look at actual creative briefs. They’re “internal documents”, so they aren’t something that businesses usually share. Because, well, they’re precious, precious data. But what we **can** do is look at their landing pages, sales pages, blog posts, or whatever else they’ve written. Because when we look at those, we can get a pretty dang good idea of how … [Read more...]
How do you turn your new site visitors into loyal readers and customers? That is a hard task, but it's not insurmountable. Creating a stellar start here page will allow you to control the narrative once a visitor steps foot on your website. Where will you lead them to? Today's post is all about why you need a start here page and how to get it all set up! Compelling Reasons for a Start Here Page Turn Visitors Into Fans You have seconds - 7 … [Read more...]
Blogging tech problems can rack havoc on even the most seasoned bloggers! With these five tasks, you will be well on your way to avoiding pitfalls that can lead to blogging problems that can last hours if not weeks. Go ahead and 'pin' this image to help other bloggers out! 5 Tasks Every Blogger Should do to Avoid Blogging Tech Problems Inevitably in your blogging career, things will go horribly wrong. Don't believe me? Here are just a … [Read more...]